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[AAS12-02] Tornadogenesis as revealed by high-resolution ensemble forecasts for the Tsukuba city supercell tornado on 6 May 2012
Keywords:Tornado, Ensemble forecast, Data assimilation, Circulation analysis, K-computer
This work was supported in part by the research project “HPCI Strategic Program for Innovative Research (SPIRE) Field 3,” “Social and Scientific Priority Issues (Theme 4) to Be Tackled by Using Post K Computer of the FLAGSHIP2020 Project,” “Tokyo Metropolitan Area Convection Study for Extreme Weather Resilient Cities (TOMACS),” JSPS KAKENHI Grant Numbers JP24244074 and JP16K17804, and the Cooperative Program (No. 131, 2014; No. 136, 2015; No. 138, 2016) of Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo. Experiment with 350-m and 50-m horizontal resolution were conducted using the K computer at the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science through the HPCI System Research Project (Project ID: hp120282, hp130012, hp140220, hp150214, hp150289, hp160229). Observational data were provided from Japan Meteorological Agency and NTT DOCOMO, Inc.